Barckley, Henry

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Birth

Henry Barckley was born in Guilderland 1812 to Evert and Gertrude Waldron Barckley. His paternal family which was German in origin had settled in Guilderland several generations previously.

Education

Occupation

As a young man, Henry learned the blacksmith trade.[1] Later he moved to a farm in Knox and there while farming he also opened a general store.[1][2] In addition he was the local postmaster[3] as well as holding various political posts including Town Clerk and Town Supervisor.[1]

Marriage & Children

Henry married Magdalene Livingston (B. 1814, D. Dec 6, 1900), who was the daughter of Aaron Livingston and Nancy Hallenbeck. They had two sons:

Death

He died 17 Mar. 1893 in the town of Knox and is buried in Knox Cemetery[6]

Obituary

Additional Media

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Reynolds, Cuyler, Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, NY 1911 page 1605-6, Ancestry.com
  2. Gazetteer and Business Directory of Albany and Schenectady Co., NY for 1870-71 by Hamilton Child
  3. United States Official Postal Guide by United States Post Office Department, Published 1851 page 138, Google books
  4. Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  5. Clark, Rufus Wheelwright, "Heroes of Albany; A memorial of the Patriot-martyrs of the City and County", 1867
  6. Knox Cemetery Records